Category Archive for "Strength Training"

Interview with Chaos and Pain, Jamie Lewis

I had the idea to interview one of the loudest guys on Internet forums, and self proclaimed asshole Jamie “Chaos And Pain” Lewis. It turns out that an interview is an exercise in futility. Jamie is like a bulldozer on…

Grooming Tips for Strongmen and Powerlifters – Part 1

In no particular order: Bear…Hair Care Trim those split ends! Now before all you “bears” out there go to lynch me – hear me out. I never said you had to shave; frankly, I am against it. All I said…

Sheiko Powerlifting Training System

The Sheiko Training System was designed by Boris Sheiko, and goes against many of the traditional powerlifting principles. Sheiko was a leading trainer in Russia and prepared many champion powerlifting athletes during career. I had heard many good and bad…

My Experience With Weight Gain

My Experience With Weight Gain by Anthony Ditillo Since I first began writing these articles, I have always wanted to write one up on gaining weight. To me, gaining weight is a relatively simple matter. You merely ingest more nutrients…

Gym Etiquette RANT for the Strongman/Powerlifter

Unload your weights! As a powerlifter and strongman I, on a constant basis, am loading and unloading over 300lbs on most exercises and still find the time to re-rack my own weights. These consist of many plates (45), quarters (25),…

Powerlifting: How It All Started

Muscle and Brawn Authors

Powerlifting: How It All Started by Peary Rader (1983) Part One There has been a great deal of confusion relating to this sport of powerlifting. The conflict which has enveloped it in recent years hasn’t helped to clarify it very…

Strongmen and Powerlifters: What’s In Your Gym Bag?

Wraps (Heavy Duty support for the joints and muscles to stay safe when dealing with heavy poundage) Wrist Wrap Bands (Simple Velcro and off) Power Wrist Wraps (Come in 12′, 20′ or 36′) Knee Wraps (2.0 meters, 2.5 meters, 3…